National Awards

Fu, Rong: Task Force for Minority Issues in Gerontology Student Poster Award, The Gerontological Society of America, November 2013

Harris, Emily: Social Sciences and Humanities, poster titled "Globalization of Healthcare: India, Thailand, and Singapore." poster session winner, Michigan State Graduate Academic Conference Feb 2013

Kadowaki, Joy: Honorable mention for ASAs Sociology of Emotions Section graduate student paper award.  "Doing Professionalism: Emotional Labor and Professional Display among Lawyers as Client Advisors."

Marshall, Joey: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship, 2015

Morton, Patricia and Ken Ferraro: 2014 Best Paper Award for Theoretical Developments in Social Gerontology – Gerontological Society of America.

Yang, Xiaozhao: Martin Levine Student Award, Sociologist AIDS Network (SAN) American Sociology Association 2014.

Jared Wright: 2016 Prestage-Cook Travel Award to co-present at the 87th Southern Political Science Association (SPSA) Conference.  

University Awards

Connor, Tyrell: Recipient of the first MLK Award, 2014 (MLK Awards go to members of the Purdue community who have aided in creating an inclusive community and who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity and fostering inclusiveness and appreciation of differences.)

Fu, Rong: 3rd prize: 2014 Health and Disease: Science, Culture and Policy graduate student poster competition.

Harris, Emily: 2015 GPRI Policy Scholar Internship Program.

Hendrix, Kimber: Recipient of the Committee for the Education of Teaching Assistants (CETA) Excellence in Teaching Award.

Henke, Jacqueline: 2015 GPRI Policy Scholar Internship Program. 

Kysar-Moon, Ashleigh: Recipient of the Purdue Teaching Academy Graduate Teaching Award 2015.

Jackie Henke: 2015 Recipient of a College of Liberal Arts PROMISE award.

Lori Lundell: 2015 Recipient of a College of Liberal Arts PROMISE award.

Zachary Palmer: 2015 Recipient of a College of Liberal Arts PROMISE award.

Jared Wright: 2015 Recipient of a College of Liberal Arts PROMISE award.

Jared Wright: 2015 Recipient of Center for Research on Diversity and Inclusion (CRDI) Excellence in Graduate Research Award.

Patricia Morton: 2016 “Distinguished Dissertation Award”

Department Awards

Bunka, Chris: Recipient of the department’s “Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award 2014” for his paper “Gendered Globalizations.

Jung, Jong Hyun: Co-recipient of the department’s “Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award” for his paper "Sense of Divine Involvement and Sense of Meaning in Life: Dimensions of Social Stratification as Contingencies."

Kadowaki, Joy: Co-recipient of the department’s “Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award” for her paper  "Doing Professionalism: Emotional Labor and Professional Display among Lawyers as Client Advisors."

Lundell, Lori: Recipient of the Walter Hirsch Graduate Student Dissertation Research Award 2014.

Yang, Xiaozhao: Recipient of the Walter Hirsch Graduate Student Dissertation Research Award 2015.

Wright, Jared: 2015 Recipient of the department’s “Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award” for his paper “Anonymous’ Million Mask March & OpKKK: Theoretical Implications of an E-Movement.”

Jong Hyun Jung: 2016 Recipient of the department’s “Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award” for his paper for “Childhood Adversity, Religion, and Change in Adult Mental Health.”

Blakelee Kemp: 2016 Recipient of Eichhorn Fellowship Award.

Andrew Raridon: 2016 Recipient of Sociology’s “Graduate Student Teaching Award.”

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